Appletree Family Shelter - Women Centralized Homeless Intake Services - Philadelphia, PA

Contact information

1430 Cherry St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
: 215-686-7150
: http://philadelphiaofficeofhomelessservices.org/find-a-place-to-stay/emergency-h

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Description:

Intake: Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm

The City of Philadelphia provides emergency and temporary housing to persons experiencing homelessness. Homeless Services administers contracts with various human service organizations to provide short-term emergency housing accommodations, based on an assessment of need, to resolve an immediate housing crisis for persons and families. Case management assistance is also provided to assist households with obtaining appropriate long-term housing. Emergency housing services include:

    Temporary shelter
    Ongoing case management services
    Assistance with obtaining transitional and/or permanent housing
    Supportive housing for special populations
    An optional savings program which allows households to save a part of their income for future housing expenses
    Philadelphia Homeless Outreach Hotline 215-232-1984

Centralized Homeless Intake Services

Centralized Homeless Intake Services includes an assessment of eligibility and service needs of persons and families presenting for placement into emergency housing.  If eligible, persons and families are placed in appropriate emergency housing, boarding homes, or other alternative housing.  Mental health assessments and referrals to drug/alcohol treatment, health services, children and youth services, legal services and veteran’s services, etc., are provided as needed.

If you are currently experiencing homelessness, please report to one of the central intake centers listed. You must go through central intake for an initial assessment of your housing needs before placement into the homeless housing system.
Intake by hours:

Monday through Friday 7 am – 5 pm

    Single Women and Families: Appletree Family Center,  1430 Cherry Street



Required Documents: Photo I.D. for parent, Social Security Card and Birth Certificates for all dependents.

Office of Supportive Housing (OSH)
OSH offers a network of shelters and boarding homes and refers families, couples, and individuals to available housing resources.  Services for OSH clients include: Intake Services, Mental Health Services, Outreach Services, Emergency Shelter Services, Case Management Services, Adult Protective Services, State Emergency Food Distribution Program, Referrals to Housing Services, Emergency Response Services, Eviction Prevention Services, Transitional Housing Services, Shelter Plus Care, and Permanent Housing Services.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Appletree Family Shelter - Women Centralized Homeless Intake Services at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2018-07-20

Important:
Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Appletree Family Shelter - Women Centralized Homeless Intake Services at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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